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Old 06-25-2005, 09:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What are the BFG video cards like? I was thinking about getting the BFG 6600GT 128mb pci-e.
Any suggestions/opinions would be great.

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Old 06-25-2005, 09:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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They're good but too expensive in comparison to other brands (EVGA,Giga-byte...)

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Old 06-26-2005, 12:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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They come guarenteed to overclock which is kinda nice but unnecessary. Like, turtile said, they are more expensive than some of the other brands.

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Old 06-26-2005, 01:04 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Well they come overclocked, like the rest said...however they are more expensive because of that. Also it isnt worth it since you can overclock yourself.

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Old 06-26-2005, 05:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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They're okay. Some come pre-OC'ed. A whole extra 10mhz! Insane!!!
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Old 06-26-2005, 08:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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lol yay 10mhz!!! yea such a gimmic. i got a gigabyte 6600GT 128mb PCI-E and i've got the core oc'd to 579mhz and the mem doing 1.3ghz now i might have just got lucky but even with the worst luck i can't imagine that you would get below 520/1.05. btw thats useing rivera tuner. with the nvidia drivers it auto detects at 580/1.16.

anyway in australia the bfg OC card costs 399 while the gigabyte costs 269 seems like a huge increase in cost for no real benifite
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Old 06-26-2005, 10:41 PM   #8 (permalink)
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ya the tech support helped me with everything i needed.

my friend had a 6800 and something happend to it so he sent it back and he had a new1 within the week and we live in canada
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Old 06-27-2005, 01:22 AM   #9 (permalink)
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cough eVGA, can you say trade in?
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Old 06-28-2005, 06:40 PM   #10 (permalink)
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what is the difference between the bfg geoforce 6600gtoc and the 6800gtoc?? I know the 6800 is better but stats whats the diff, and is it that much better??

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